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Selection of Bulk Solids Testing Equipment - December 7

Selection of Bulk Solids Testing Equipment - December 7

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Thu, Dec 7, 2017 12:00 PM EST

Cost: $95
Duration: 60 Minutes
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Many companies store, handle, or process particulate solids but do not necessarily know what properties should be used to characterize bulk solids that make up raw materials, intermediates, and final products handled at their facilities.  Some laboratories are equipped with powder characterization testers, but personnel do not always have the education training required to use test results to their full capability.  This webinar will review bulk solids handling test equipment including shear cell testers, solids rheometers, wall friction and permeability testers, and other instruments that any facility that handles powders should have in its testing laboratory.

What you will learn:

During this webinar, you will learn which bulk solids testing equipment provides the most useful information, how test results can be used to design systems for reliable flow, solve powder flow problems, or develop product specifications.

Who Should Attend:

  • Process engineers
  • Production engineers
  • Quality control personnel
  • R&D scientists and engineers
  • Product line engineers
  • Professionals in customer and technical service, process research and development, and equipment design

Hear from this expert:

Greg Mehos
Adjunct Professor, University of Rhode Island

Greg Mehos is an adjunct professor at the University of Rhode Island and is an independent consultant who specializes in handling and processing powders. He has been involved in a wide range of bulk solids handling projects, including the design or hoppers, gasifiers, dryers, and moving bed reactors. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Colorado and his masters degree from the University of Delaware, all in chemical engineering. He served on the executive board of AIChE’s Particle Technology Forum and is a past chair of the Boston AIChE section. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Massachusetts.


Scott Jenkins

Senior Editor, Chemical Engineering magazine

Scott Jenkins has been an editor at Chemical Engineering since 2009. Prior to joining CE, Scott worked in various capacities as a science journalist and communications specialist, reporting and writing on a variety of sectors, including chemical processing, biotechnology, pharmaceutical manufacturing and research policy. He also has industry experience as a quality assurance chemist and research experience as a synthetic organic chemist. Scott holds a bachelor’s degree from Colgate University, and a master’s degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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